Four star display by Ports against Sport and Leisure

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Goals from Nigel Turner, Lee Forgrave and Danny Austin secured a fine 4-1 win for Portstewart over basement club Sport and Leisure on Saturday.

The home side controlled the game from the kick off with some fine displays of football.

Turner slotted in two fine strikes to leave the score at the break 2-0, before Forgrave grabbed his second in two games to put his side well in front.

Sport and Leisure pulled a goal back, but sub Danny Austin hit home to ensure his side took maximum points.

And Ports boss Taylor was delighted with the display: “ We controlled things from start to finish, it was very pleasing.”

Taylor praised two goal hero Nigel Turner for his strong display up front: “Nigel has been very good for us, he is a strong lad who is very powerful on the ball. Nigel picked up a booking so we didn’t want to risk him, so Markus Condren came on. Markus has just turned 18. He has been an excellent signing for us, he’s a very strong lad and was very impressive when he came on.”

Portstewart will travel to Antrim based side Chimney Corner this Saturday.

“They are a very physical side so I am expecting a battle.

“They had a good result against Lurgan Celtic on Saturday, but we are playing very well at the minute.

“Confidence is high, so I am expecting more of the same.”

Four Portstewart players have been selected for the Regions Team.

Goal keeper Joel Madison, defender James Peden and midfielders Ryan Doherty and Luke Bradley have impressed manager Harry McConkey.

*Friends of Portstewart F.C. will be hosting a ‘Sponsors Evening’ on Friday, March 28. A ‘NIght at the Races’ will take place on Saturday, March 29. All welcome.